MICHAEL GRIFFIN, an openly gay teacher at Holy Ghost Preparatory School in Bensalem a catholic school, was fired on Friday for obtaining a marriage license with his longtime partner in New Jersey and the dismissal was completely legal under Pennsylvania state law.
"In Pennsylvania, there are no protections for that, which sounds crazy, even crazier than my story," Griffin said.
State Sen. Daylin Leach said he'd like to see that changed by amending the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to include language to cover sexual orientation. That's been proposed under House Bill 300 , but Leach says Republican leaders refuse to move the bill because they don't believe Gov. Corbett will sign it.
"The thing we hear is that we don't need this because it never happens," said Leach, a Democrat whose district includes parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties. "This is a perfect example of how it happened." In a religious School
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